SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)
of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): August 31, 2018
Gladstone Investment Corporation
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
|1521 Westbranch Drive, Suite 100, McLean, Virginia||22102|
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (703) 287-5800
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|Item 8.01|| |
Gladstone Investment Corporation (the Company) confirmed that effective August 31, 2018, pursuant to the Certificate of Designation of the 6.75% Series B Cumulative Term Preferred Stock and the Certificate of Designation of the 6.50% Series C Cumulative Term Preferred Stock, it voluntarily redeemed all outstanding shares of its 6.75% Series B Cumulative Term Preferred Stock, $0.001 par value per share (the Series B Term Preferred Stock) and its 6.50% Series C Cumulative Term Preferred Stock, $0.001 par value per share (the Series C Term Preferred Stock), at a redemption price of $25.00 per share, which represents the liquidation preference per share, and with such redemption price payment having been made after the payment of the August dividend to the Series B Term Preferred Stock and Series C Term Preferred Stock holders of record on August 21, 2018 representing an aggregate redemption price of approximately $81.7 million.
The Company previously announced its intention to redeem the Series B Term Preferred Stock and Series C Term Preferred Stock contingent upon the Companys successful completion of a public offering of its 6.375% Series E Cumulative Term Preferred Stock due 2025, par value $0.001 per share (the Series E Term Preferred Stock) at a public offering price of $25.00 per share, which was completed on August 22, 2018. Net proceeds from the Series E Term Preferred Stock offering totaled approximately $72.1 million, after payment of underwriting discounts, commissions and estimated offering expenses, and, combined with borrowings under the Companys Fifth Amended and Restated Credit Agreement with KeyBank National Association, as amended, was sufficient to redeem all outstanding shares of Series B Term Preferred Stock and Series C Term Preferred Stock on the date hereof.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|Gladstone Investment Corporation|
|August 31, 2018||
/s/ Julia Ryan
Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer